In other news: Week of Sept. 11 on campus

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

On Sept. 11, President Jebb welcomed Mahwah Mayor Jim Wysocki and Brigadier Gen. Lisa Hou, the Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, to speak at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. The event honored the tragic event and lives lost 22 years ago, as well as all the lives that have been lost and affected since then. “We saw our fellow Americans respond to the worst kind of evil with the best of our collective humanity,” Gen. Hou said of the first responders. “They risked their lives so that others might live.”

– Rebecca Gathercole

Part-Time Job Fair

Also in attendance were the New Jersey Tutoring Corps, INC., Oakland Ace Hardware and Panera Bread, LLC. Photo by Jessica Hammer

On Sept. 13, a part-time job fair, hosted by the Cahill Career Center, was held in Friends Hall. From 1-3 p.m., there were more than 40 employer booths where representatives handed out branded pens, colorful magnets and, most importantly, job applications. Represented companies included the New Jersey State Parole Board, Boys & Girls Club of Hawthorne, Hackensack Meridian Health and many more.

This event was a great opportunity for students and alumni to meet with multiple recruiters for both career and internship opportunities based in the local area. It also gave students insight into how job-hunting works.

– Jessica Hammer

Multicultural Center Welcome Back Cookout

On Sept. 14, the Multicultural Center hosted their fifth annual cookout to welcome new students and returning Roadrunners alike. Many people showed up to eat good food, converse with their friends, listen to music and meet new people. When asked what the cookout means to her, Associate Director of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Compliance Rachel Sawyer-Walker said, “Having a lot of students from all different backgrounds come out and be able to meet new people, vibe, get some free food, have fun, and most importantly make community and make connections.”

– Frank Mendez

Featured photo by Office of Communications and Publications